Thursday, October 13, 2005

Apple has launched iTunes 6

iTunes 6, the next generation of the world’s most popular music jukebox and online music store, lets fans purchase and download over 2,000 music videos and six short films from Academy Award-winning Pixar Animation Studios for just $1.99 each. Customers can also now purchase and download their favorite television shows from iTunes the day after they air on TV, watch them on their Mac or PC and Auto-Sync them onto the new iPod for viewing anywhere.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Software update: LANView 2.4

Jxdev has launched a new version of LANView, number 2.4. With this program you can get a lot of information about your network, like IP- and MAC-adressess with hostnames.

The changes in the latest versions:

What's new in 2.4 version:

  • Automatic check the latest version through the Web.
  • Minor improvements.
What's new in 2.32 version:

  • Added Terminate Process allows you to terminate a process that opened port
    in Network Connections.
  • Added Process Properties allows you see process properties in Network
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.
What's new in 2.31

  • Improvements and bug fixes in the trace route.
  • Updated help file.
What's new in 2.3 version:

  • New tool Trace Route has been added.
  • Improved adapter detection.
  • Other minor improvements.
  • Updated help file.


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Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Software update: WinRar 3.51

Rar Labs has launched a bugfix-release of it's most popular archivingsprogram. This program can work with the most used formats like: rar, zip, cab, arj, lzh, tar, gz, ace, uue, bz2, jar, iso, 7z and z, it has a skinnable interface and support for Zip64.

Bugs fixed:
- fixed two vulnerabilities, which could be exploited with specially crafted ACE and UUE/XXE archives;
- previous version did not delete some of temporary files;
- WinRAR could crash when processing very long (more than 1024 characters) archive name parameter in the command line.

- WinRAR 3.51
- RAR 3.51 voor Linux
- RAR 3.51 voor Mac OS X
- RAR 3.51 voor FreeBSD
- WinRAR interface themes

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Monday, October 10, 2005

Software update: Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5 beta 2

The Mozilla Foundation are open source and crossplatform mail-and usenetclient Thunderbird spoils with the second betaversion of Mozilla Thunderbird 1.5. The program have at one's disposal a junkmailfilter, spellincontroller and the possibility to expand the functionality with extensions.

What's new?

  • Automated update to streamline product upgrades. Notification of an update
    is more prominent, and updates to Thunderbird may now be half a megabyte or
    smaller. Updating extensions has also improved.
  • Sort address autocomplete results by how often you send e-mail to each
  • Spell check as you type.
  • Built in phishing detector to help protect users against email scams.
  • Podcasting and other RSS Improvements.
  • Deleting attachments from messages.
  • Integration with server side spam filtering.
  • Reply and forward actions for message filters.
  • Kerberos Authentication.
  • Auto save as draft for mail composition.
  • Improvements to product usability including redesigned options UI, and SMTP
    server management.
  • Many security enhancements
  • Downloadlink

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    Sunday, October 09, 2005

    Software update: WinZip 10.0 beta 2 build 6644

    A second beta version of WinZip is just released. Version 10.0 comes in 2 different versions; a standard- and a pro-version. Now you can burn packed files directly on a CD. More info about version 10.0 you can find here. And this are the differences compared to the first bèta-release:

    Changes between Beta 1 (build 6044) and Beta 2 (build 6644)

    • Support for DVD Burning has been added. You can now create a new Zip file on
      a DVD as well as on a CD. Note: CD/DVD writing is only available on systems with
      the Windows XP operating system.
    • The Job Wizard "Select Items" feature has been changed. The left pane now
      only displays folders, instead of folders and files.
    • In the Job Wizard, when you check (or include) a folder in either pane, the
      contents of that folder are now automatically displayed in the right pane.
    • The "Reuse WinZip window" option is now turned off on installation.
    • Miscellaneous bug fixes and minor enhancements, including:

      • WinZip startup - Certain configurations would cause WinZip to take a long
        time to boot up. This has been corrected. The delay may still occur when
        accessing the CD/DVD writing.
      • Job Wizard - "Select Items" no longer shows network shortcuts in either
        pane. To specifiy a network location, you must use Entire Network.
      • Check for Updates ? did not work with Norton Internet Security, even after
        granting connection permissions. This has been addressed.


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    Software update: Google Toolbar

    The developers of Google has put a new version of Toolbar online. This new versionnumber is Google toolbar can used with internet explorer 5 or higher. It adds some handy features on the browser, like a pop-up blocker and a search field for google. It's not know what's changed in this new version.


    This weekend I have notting posted because I was working on my review of the SanDisk Sansa e140 which you can read at Gadget Flash.

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